Northwestern University School of Law
Founded in 1859, Northwestern University School of Law is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Evanston, IL. The next statements briefly introduces Northwestern University School of Law based on 2021 statistical data from American Bar Association (ABA) .
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 171 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.86 where the national average GPA is 3.55.
- The law school tuition & fees is $66,806 where the national average law school tuition is $43,641.
- The acceptance rate at is 13.9% where the average acceptance rate is 39.9%.
- Total 1,181 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 96.0% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 80.9%.
Law School Tuition & Fees
The 2021 law school tuition at Northwestern University School of Law is $66,806. The law school tuition has increased by 3.73% from last year. The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees is $60,768. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $56,567.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $21,504 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school-owned apartment) and $21,504 when a student lives off campus.
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$64,402||$66,806|
|On-campus Living Costs||$20,920||$21,504|
|Off-campus Living Costs||$20,920||$21,504|
2021 LSAT & GPA Scores
The 2021 average LSAT score for Northwestern University School of Law is 171. Compared to the average LSAT of all law schools, Northwestern University School of Law's LSAT score is higher (competitive score) (the average is 158).
The average GPA is 3.86, which is the higher (competitive score) of other law schools (average is 3.55).
2021 Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2021 acceptance rate at Northwestern University School of Law is 13.9% where 7,410 applicants have applied to and 1,031 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Northwestern University School of Law is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 39.9%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 22.7% where 234 students finally enrolled out of 1,031 admitted students. The yield Northwestern University School of Law is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 39.9%).
2021 Law School Enrollment
For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,181 law school students have enrolled to Northwestern University School of Law. 769 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 412 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
248 first-time students have enrolled in Northwestern University School of Law. By gender, 108 male , 139 female, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students newly enrolled in Northwestern University School of Law. With 14 pre-admitted students, there are 248 first-time law school Students at Northwestern University School of Law.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||32||49||-|
Bar Exam Pass Rate
For the first time bar exam takers at Northwestern University School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 96.03% - 227 students have taken and 218 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Illinois average bar exam pass rate (0%).
|Number of Graduates||229||240||256|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||224||224||227|
|Prior Year Graduates||12||8||14|
|Early Exam Takers||0||0||1|
|No Exam Takers||6||23||0|
|Exam Pass Rate||91.97%||91.97%||96.03%|
|Illinois Pass Rate||75.14%||76.05%||0%|